Snow Summit Kicks Off Summer on Saturday

Big Bear Lake, April 18, 2014 - Snow Summit reopens its renowned bike park for the summer season this Saturday, making it the first and only lift-serviced bike park open in North America. The base area at Snow Summit will be a Vendor Booth City, featuring dozens of brands like Troy Lee Designs, Five Ten, Smith Optic, Ryders Eyewear, Marin … [Read more...]

It’s Mother’s Day for Mother Earth

Fawnskin, CA, April 18, 2014 - Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water is joining forces with Project WET to teach families how to take better care of the planet we depend on--especially our liquid assets. Project WET is the world’s leading water education organization, and visitors to the Big Bear Discovery Center Saturday will learn what happens in the … [Read more...]

Highway Dedication Ceremony Honors Slain Detective

Yucaipa, CA, April 17, 2014 - A local law enforcement officer who lost his life in the Christopher Dorner shootout last year was memorialized again yesterday. Detective Jeremiah MacKay now has a five-mile segment of Highway 38 dedicated to his memory. The highway signs honoring him were unveiled in a somber ceremony at the Community Park … [Read more...]

Tonight in Big Bear: County Seeks Public Input on Renewable Energy

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 16, 2014 - San Bernardino County is creating a plan for renewable energy and is looking for public input; the first round of public workshops is this month. Supervisor James Ramos, who is presenting a solar expo for homeowners in Joshua Tree this month, says, “Community participation is key to the success of developing a … [Read more...]

Bears: Omnivores With Bone-Building Secrets

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 12, 2014 - The San Bernardino National Forest is riddled with Ursus Americanus--otherwise known as the Black Bear. But that wasn’t always the case. It wasn’t until the indigenous Grizzly Bear was hunted to extinction in the early 1900s that Black bears were imported from Yosemite. With up to 30,000 black bears currently … [Read more...]

Deputies Nab Car Burglars

Sugarloaf, CA, April 11, 2014 - Five unlocked cars attracted thieves early Wednesday morning, near the intersection of Barton and Maple lanes in Sugarloaf. Sheriff’s deputies responded to multiple reports of two men rummaging through vehicles and taking property. The officers found a 22-year-old Big Bear City resident and a 19-year-old transient … [Read more...]

Men Competing to Raise Money for Women’s Health

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 10, 2014 - This year’s Man About Town fundraiser will benefit local women’s health programs, and Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley has named the campaign “Healthy Women Make Healthy Families.” Under that umbrella are proactive practices for physical health--such as getting regular mammograms and … [Read more...]

Paradise Park Talks Resume; CSD Proposed Moving Higher Fees to Tax Roll

Big Bear City, CA, April 7, 2014 - The Big Bear City Community Services District (CSD) is having their next board meeting tonight, and there are several items of interest to their customers. The list of Proposed Ordinances includes increases in service fees for water and sewer connections, commercial disposal and ambulance service. It’s also … [Read more...]

Rosemier Memorial is this Saturday

Lucerne Valley, CA, April 4, 2014 - A memorial gathering is scheduled this weekend for longtime Big Bear Valley resident, Anne Rosemier. Anne passed away peacefully on March 19 at the age of 87. Anne was retired from teaching, but she continued to do research on Big Bear history--something that had fascinated her since her first visit to the … [Read more...]

Road Reminder: Partial Closure Scheduled Thursday

Fawnskin, CA, April 2, 2014 - Big Bear Cycling is hosting the Big Bear Time Trial of the 30th Redlands Bicycle Classic, the season opening event for the National Race Calendar and the United States domestic road cycling racing season. The organization is grateful for the community’s cooperation in the support of professional cycling. Highway … [Read more...]